Dr Perricone MD|No Highlighter Highlighter|Review

Review of Dr Perricone MD’s “No Highlighter Highlighter” skincare makeup with photos and swatch   Can I just say first of all No Highlighter Highlighter is a highlighter. A jolly nice one at that. I fell for it when I first clapped eyes on its cute little bottle. Here is what Dr Perricone says about…

Boots No7|Beautifully Matte Foundation|2016 Review

Blog Review of Boots No7 Beatifully Matte Foundation and shade selection using the Match Made service. Made for “All day velvet matte perfection”. With photos and swatches.No7 isn’t a brand I’ve got much experience with. I have to come clean, I’ve always walked by No7 and rejected it for not looking jazzy enough. There’s something mumsy…

Boots Essentials Curl Crème|Review|Perfect for Defining Curls

My Review, Recommendation and “How To” of Boots Essentials Curl Crème. A perfect sleeper product for frizzy unruly curls. I have a friend who has very similar hair to mine- wavy, thick and dark. (I’d say my hair is 2c on the classification table). The only difference is that her curls always look defined and…

Kiko Natural Concealer- A Great Allrounder

My Review of Kiko’s Natural Concealer with photos and swatches. Here’s what Kiko had to say about it- A liquid concealer, natural, light and smoothing, easy to apply. Boasts an effective coverage of dark circles and blemishes, smoothes fine lines while carrying out a purifying action. Fights free radicals thanks to the vanilla extract.  Protects against…

The Best Eyeliner Pencil for Creating a Smoky Eye

My favourite eyeliner- Kiko Intense Colour Long Lasting Eyeliner Pencil, my review, swatches, photos and non scientific performance test.  I’ve spoken about this marvellous product before, I know, but it bears repeating how good it is since I haven’t come across anything that comes close. I normally get it in shade 06, which is a…

The Best Mascara for Oily Lids?

Bourjois Clubbing is a great choice for ladies with oily eyelids, here’s why…  There are thousands of mascaras in the world. I have probably tried 0.05% of them, I don’t pretend to have encyclopaedic knowledge of the mascara world. What I do know is that I have oily eyelids. My face basically produces eye makeup remover. I…

Review|Soap and Glory Supercat|Best Eyeliner Pen

My Review of Soap and Glory Supercat Liquid Eyeliner Pen in Carbon Black. With photos and swatches. Finally an Eyeliner Pen that I can get on with! I really like Soap and Glory cosmetics. I like the packaging- gold and pink with 1950s styling. I like the funny names (Sexy Mother Pucker lipgloss, Arch de Triumph…

Review|Vichy Dermablend Corrective Foundation|Best for Discolouration 

My review of Vichy Dermablend Corrective foundation, designed to cover uneven skin tone and spots Vichy’s blurb- Combining a high concentration of pigments, Dermablend Fluid Corrective Foundation is a high coverage foundation that achieves an incredible, smooth finish with its soft, blendable texture. Correct an uneven skin tone, dark circles, age spots, redness and scarring…

Bobbi Brown Brow Pencil

My Review of Brow Pencil by Bobbi Brown and Bobbi Brown customer service. The blurb- Taking its cue from Bobbi’s long-time technique of using pressed powder on brows for the most natural look, this formula gives you the blendability of eyebrow powder with the precision—and convenience—of a pencil. Award Winner! The Brow Kit: Highly Commended,…

Kiko Artist Foundation Brush 

My Review of Kiko’s Artist Foundation Brush with photos   The blurb- The ideal brush for applying liquid foundations. Its dense bristles allow the foundation to be blended easily and quickly without wasting any product. The synthetic fiber of the bristles provides flexibility, durability and high application performance. The bristles are soft and silky on the…

Holy Grail Products 🏆

A Holy Grail is a product that works perfectly. One that does exactly what it sets out to do. The minute you look like you might be running low, you’ve restocked. You couldn’t be without it for a second. I’ve written about all these products before. I’ve even put a new category on my website…